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Russian Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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This Russian Studies degree at the University of Nottingham  offers you a broad choice and a course that promotes a deep understanding of what makes Russia the nation it is today. Alongside core language modules, you take optional modules which cover Russian literature, history, society, politics, culture and film. 


You will graduate with in-depth knowledge and understanding of a nation that plays a vital role on the global stage and with high-level linguistic, analytical and presentation skills which will equip you for a range of careers.

Your time in Russia will demonstrate to potential employers your flexibility and ability to adapt to new environments and challenges.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 years full-time (year 3 abroad)

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Repression and Resistance: Dissidents and Exiles in Russian Culture
  • History of Yugoslavia and Successor States since 1941
  • Media in Russia
  • Serbian / Croatian 1: Beginners
  • Screening Russia: Film and Society from the Tsars to Putin
  • European Silent Cinema

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A level offer: ABB
  • B in Russian for post-A level pathway. No language qualification is required for the intensive beginners’ pathway
  • IB score: 32 with 5 in Russian at Higher Level or 6 at Standard Level (B programme) for the post-IB pathway

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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